“We started from scratch”: Jaime Camil talks about the difficulties she faces as a Mexican actor in the US
Jaime Camille He achieved that his career had many successes in Mexico, not only because he was The protagonist in many films And some serials, but also because of his entry into the cinema, however, when he was trying to bring the same line to the United States, the story was different and he had to face many Obstacles.
The Mexican soap opera star spoke about how hard it is to try to succeed next door, especially in HollywoodBecause, despite the fact that some of their works are attractive to a segment of the US population, the largest producers did not pay attention to the representatives of Latin America.
In an interview with Gustavo Adolfo Infante, Jaime Camil talked about his beginnings in the world of entertainment in the United States and the rejection he received when trying to break into Hollywood.
“All of us who come in here and have a certain profession in Mexico, or our markets, who come to LA, well, we have to get there and We started from scratchAnd you have to program your mind for that, because it’s here in Hollywood He doesn’t care if Mexican soap operas break recordsThe protagonist of Las Tuntas said you do not go to heaven.
Jaime stressed that the American production companies decided not to pay attention to what was successful in Mexico, so the actors who want to reach the neighboring country must understand that they will start from scratch despite their victories.
Given the rough roads they had to cross, the Mexicans decided to create a file strong community And help themselves with any problem they have, even We recommend each other With producers, trying not to leave them off the big screen.
Unfortunately, this kind of relationship and vision is not shared by all actors, as there is a counterpart to those who They decide to make their career on their own, without making friends with others.
“There is a small group that does not want to promote friendship, and you respect him, if you don’t promote friendship, it’s all right, but Eugenio (Derbez) is a great friend, we keep in touch, we try to do things, Omar Chaparro I think he’s already back to Mexico, but he’s already back in Los Angeles again, There is always contact with friends Like Carla Souza, like Kate del Castillo,” Camille explained.
Currently, Jaime Camil has moved away from Mexican television to fully devote himself to cinema and series on the CW Network in Jane the Virgin, a television program in which Kate del Castillo, Diego Bonita and Ana de la Reguera participated, in which the producer recommended participation.
The actor also participated in the CBS comedy smash, in which he played the role of former billionaire Javier, who seeks to find his place in the world after his bankruptcy.
Before that, Camille starred in Mexico most beautiful ugly, the project that, thanks to its success in the ratings, brought it into high esteem, becoming the telenovela with the largest number of viewers of its time.
One of his most distinguished roles was after being the charismatic head of Conceptos For her I am Eva, Where he played the role of both Juan Carlos Caballero and the cute Eva Maria Leon Jaramillo, the widow of Zuluaga, She had a greater presence in films than in television series.
After that he participated in films like just caught And Rescue Soldier Perez. After, in addition to You have your participation in guerrilla From the American network ABC, they also ventured into YouTube.
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